In Antarctica, when you sedate a 1,000-pound Weddell seal, it can take a while for the animal to settle down.
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April 18, 2014
October 26, 2011
With ice coverage shrinking in the Arctic and parts of the Antarctic, scientists are scrambling to predict future consequences. But one Oregon State University scientist isn’t as concerned with the ice itself as with the animals that use it to rest. Markus Horning, pinniped ecologist for the Marine Mammal Institute, will venture to the Antarctic […]